[08/24/07 - 10:12 AM]
Instant Gratification for Teen Soap Fans
As the first 65 episodes of Hollyoaks go into late night repeats on BBC AMERICA, new episodes are premiering online daily at BBCAmerica.com, freely available for seven days.

[via press release from BBC America]


- BBCAmerica.com to stream popular UK hit Hollyoaks-

BBC AMERICA makes Hollyoaks available when you want it, where you want it - with no logins or passwords necessary. As the first 65 episodes of Hollyoaks go into late night repeats on BBC AMERICA, new episodes are premiering online daily at BBCAmerica.com, freely available for seven days. Hollyoaks episodes will premiere online daily at BBCAmerica.com starting with a two-episode launch on Tuesday, September 4.

Fast paced and issue-based, this gripping drama focuses on the lives and loves of a group of students who attend Hollyoaks Community College (HCC). Hollyoaks has been a hit drama for a decade in the UK. The show blends light-hearted storylines that capture the spirit and excitement of being young while embracing serious issues � from teenage pregnancy to dating disasters.

"Hollyoaks is great for the online platform, it is a drama for The O.C. generation but with a gritty UK dose of reality," Richard De Croce, Vice President of Programming, BBC America.

"From producing their own viral videos to participating in social networks, young people find their entertainment online and now BBCAmerica.com makes soap Hollyoaks available whenever they want it," Grace Mangum, Online Director, BBC America.

Looking further ahead, there's more exciting drama in the pipeline. With powerful performances, great storylines and beautiful people, Hollyoaks has something for everyone. The full episodes start online Tuesday, September 4, but in the meantime check out BBCAmerica.com for Hollyoaks podcasts, episode recaps, videos and an interactive who's who: http://www.bbcamerica.com/content/232/index.jsp

BBC AMERICA brings audiences a new generation of award-winning television featuring razor-sharp comedies, provocative dramas, life-changing makeovers and news with a uniquely global perspective. BBC AMERICA pushes the boundaries to deliver high quality, highly addictive and eminently watchable programming to viewers who demand more. BBC AMERICA is distributed by Discovery Networks. It is available on digital cable and satellite TV.

BBCAmerica.com connects the U.S. with the best of British television from BBC AMERICA - the 24 hour U.S. cable channel - with a compelling range of entertainment, sport and news headlines. U.S. exclusive interviews and features go beyond the shows and behind the scenes of BBC AMERICA's provocative dramas, razor-sharp comedies and groundbreaking movies. The BBCAmerica.com shop is stocked with the best BBC products, mouthwatering British treats and unique travel opportunities.

  [august 2007]  


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